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Taming the Tiger

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Mamou High starting pitcher Landon Deshotels uses the stretch to hold an Opelousas High runner on at first base. The Demons blew past the Tigers 19-3 in a non-district game held in Mamou on Wednesday afternoon. Mamou is now 8-5 on the season. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

MAMOU — It was total domination Wednesday afternoon for the Mamou Demon baseball team, as they showed no mercy in crushing the Opelousas Tigers 20-3 on Wednesday afternoon in a non-district contest.

Mamou High hopes to bring back some state meet hardware

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Mamou High’s Dakota Fruge practices the dead lift before the state power lifting meet to be held tomorrow. Fruge is seeded No. 1 in his weight class going into the meet. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Mamou High head power lifting coach Kirk Lavergne has high hopes for both his boy’s and girl’s squads in the state power lifting meet being held tomorrow and Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum on the campus of the University of Louisiana-Monroe.

Sacred Heart loses to Kinder; Pine Prairie rolls over Ville Platte

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Pine Prairie third baseman Jacie McFarlain fires a ball to first base after fielding a bunt in an earlier game this season. The Lady Panthers defeated Ville Platte 20-0 on Tuesday. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

The Sacred Heart Lady Trojans gave up a three-run lead in the bottom of the fifth they could not overcome in an 8-6 non-district loss to the Kinder Lady Yellow Jackets.

Exorcising Devils

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Sacred Heart’s Garrett Fontenot slide into home plate safely for the winning run in the Trojan’s 7-6 win over the Port Barre Red Devils Tuesday afternoon. Sacred Heart tied the game in the sixth and won it in the bottom of the seventh on a trick play. The Trojans are 8-3 on the year. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

VILLE PLATTE — Pulling out an often used trick play in the bottom of the seventh, the Sacred Heart Trojans slid past the Port Barre Red Devils 7-6 in a non-district contest here Tuesday afternoon.

Sacred Heart picks up win over St. Edmund’s

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EUNICE – After giving up three runs in the first two innings, the Sacred Heart Lady Trojan softball team scored six runs in the final five innings of play to put away the St. Edmund Lady Blue Jays in an 11-3 win here Thursday afternoon.


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